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Archive Fall 2009 - Spring 2010

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An Evaluation of Erythropoietin's Role in the Treatment of Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease (pdf)

Presenter: Jordan D. Nelson, Pharm.D., MBA
Air Date: 06/03/10

Management of the Adverse Effects Associated with Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) Inhibitors (pdf)

Presenter: John G. Kuhn, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCOP
Air Date: 05/05/10

Polymyxins Revisited: Carbapenem-Resistant Gram-negative Bacteria (pdf)

Presenter: Warunee Srisupha-olarn, Pharm.D, BCPS
Air Date: 03/30/10

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy: Distinguishing the Undistinguishable (pdf)

Presenter: Andres Ruiz, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 03/26/10

Dose Capping of Low Molecular Weight Heparins in Obese Patients with Venous Thromboembolism (pdf)

Presenter: Michael L. Rose, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 03/19/10

Aspirin for use as VTEB Prophylaxis in Orthopedic Surgery Patients (pdf)

Presenter: Erik Peterson, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 03/04/10

The Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Warfarin: How Much is Enough? (pdf)

Presenter: Jessica Bellone, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 02/05/10

The Skinny on Narrow Therapeutic Index Drugs Used in Transplantation: A Brand vs. Generic Debate (pdf)

Presenters: Barrett Crowther, Pharm.D. and Monica Mu̱oz, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 01/29/10

Human Papillomavirus: Should Males be Immunized Too?(pdf)

Presenter: Cheryl Holt, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 01/15/10

Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in the Elderly Statin or Not?(pdf)

Presenter: Prudence Hofmann, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 01/08/10

The Role of Plerixafor in the Mobilization of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Patients With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (pdf)

Presenter: Philip M. Lubanski, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 12/18/09

The Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (pdf)

Presenter: Jacquelyn E. Canning, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 12/04/09

Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia: Refining the HCAP Criteria (pdf)

Presenter: Russell T. Attridge, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 11/20/09

The Limbo of Glycemic Control in the Intensive Care Unit (pdf)

Presenter: Andrew Faust, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 11/13/09

Linezolid vs Vancomycin for MRSA Bacteremia (pdf)

Presenter: Kristi Traugott, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 11/06/09

Overcoming Tumor Resistance with Novel Mechanisms: Examining
the Role of Insulin Like Growth Factor in Cancer Therapy (pdf)

Presenter: Megan McKee, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 10/30/09

The Role of High-Dose Second Generation Antipsychotics in
Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia (pdf)

Handout (pdf)

Presenter: Ashley Smith, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 10/23/09

Alemtuzumab Induction Therapy in Renal Transplant Recipients (pdf)

Presenter: Cody Allison, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 10/16/09

Proton Pump Inhibitors and Clopidogrel: Is it a Significant
Drug Interaction (pdf)

Presenter: Ola Oyetayo
Air Date: 10/__/09

mTOR inhibitors in Renal Cell Carcinoma (pdf)

Presenter: Kristen Hehr, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 10/02/09

Worth the Risk or Clots of Trouble (pdf)

Presenter: Yaw B. Owusu, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 09/25/09

Diabetic Nephropathy: Do All Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Benefit from an ACE-I or ARB? (pdf)

Presenter: Carrie Rogers, Pharm.D.
Air Date: 09/18/09

HIV/AIDS Health Disparities Research: The Past, The Present, and The Future (pdf)

Presenter: Christine Oramasionwu, Pharm.D., M.Sc., BCPS
Air Date: 09/04/09

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Reveles Traces Rate of Hospital Infections

Dr. Kelly Reveles, assistant professor of pharmacotherapy, is primary author of a study which found that the incidence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), a highly contagious gastrointestinal disease often linked to the overprescribing of antibiotics, nearly doubled between 2001 and 2010. It also determined there were no improvements in patient health outcomes, including mortality or hospital length of stay, over the study period.

Read more about Reveles' study.

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